[R] dependency ‘Matrix’ is not available when installing Rcmdr

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Thu May 7 20:58:43 CEST 2009

Uwe Ligges wrote:
> Argh, it disappeared. Probably a bug in my scripts that removed the old 
> version of Matrix from the Windows binary repository for R-2.8.x (new 
> versions of Matrix won't pass checks under the outdated version of R).
> I will compile an old version tomorrow and make it available again.

It's now waiting to be synced by CRAN (i.e. available from CRAN master 
within a couple of hours).

Uwe Ligges

> Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for the report.
> If you upgrade to R-2.9.0 you won't see this problem and you can also 
> get a newer version of Matrix.
> Uwe Ligges
> John Sorkin wrote:
>> R 2.8.1
>> Windows XP
>> Any suggestions for addressing the problem listed below, obtained when
>> installing Rcmdr
>> The downloaded packages are in
>>         C:\Documents and Settings\jsorkin\Local
>> Settings\Temp\RtmpaxlG6g\downloaded_packages
>> updating HTML package descriptions
>> Warning message:
>> dependency ‘Matrix’ is not available
>> Thanks,
>> John
>> John David Sorkin M.D., Ph.D.
>> Chief, Biostatistics and Informatics
>> University of Maryland School of Medicine Division of Gerontology
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